It’s no secret that Artem Lobov -training partner of Conor McGregor- wants to fight someone in the top of his division to try and make a name for himself and step out of McGregor’s shadow. His target is Cub Swanson and Lobov has been going after him in social media for the last few days.
Swanson has been known for letting his emotions get the best of him inside the Octagon and it seems he’s about to take a fight that won’t benefit his career but could give him the pleasure of beating Lobov and get him off his back.
Artem is currently riding a two-fight win streak after decision wins over Chris Avila and Teruto Ishihara. On the other hand, Swanson is one of the top contenders in the featherweight division and with his superb victory over Doo Ho Choi extended his current win streak to three and might be on course for a title shot.
It all began over a difference of opinions regarding who would win the McGregor vs. Mayweather fight:
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